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Kakiage 1


  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Japanese


Kakiage is a Japanese dish of pan-fried sliced vegetable with prawns, battered tempura style served with a savoury sweet dip made from dashi.




  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 200 ml cold water
  • 2 tsp cooking sake


  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • 1 sweet potato, sliced
  • 15 pcs large shrimps, roughly chopped
  • 4 tbsp potato stacrch, to dust
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • oil, for deep frying

Dipping Sauce


  1. Heat up a wok with enough oil for pan frying.
  2. Prepare your dipping sauce by mixing all dipping sauce ingredients together. Set it aside.
  3. Prepare you batter by combining all batter ingredients together, no need to mix thoroughly lumpy is better. set it aside.
  4. In a mixing bowl combine all Kakiage ingredients together apart from the oil for deep frying. Combine the vegetables with the batter, do not mix thoroughly.
  5. Get a scoopful of the vegetables then place in the preheated wok. Fry until crispy and cooked, do it with the remaining batter and do not over crowd the wok.
  6. Place in a paper towel lined plates to get rid of excess oil then serve with the dipping sauce.